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Son of Famed Sherpa, Experts: Mount Everest Melting

After bearing witness to the gigantic mountain's two deadliest years on record, some 400 climbers are celebrating recent ascents of Mt. Everest, the first expeditions to summit successfully since the 2014 climbing season. Although six climbers, including one Sherpa, died during the 2016 season, experts say the string of deadly avalanches and earthquakes that forced repeated evacuations of the mountain, which claimed at least 40 lives over the past 48 months, may not be a thing of the...

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